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Beauty: autumn nail colours

Ihave been wearing neon nail polish for most of the summer, which is uncharacteristically chipper of me. When the sludgy grey, taupe and burgundy autumn lacquers arrived from <b>YSL</b> (here in 38 Gris Underground, £18), I felt a sense of calm return. They're right up my street: subdued, soft, muted and …

We have our party pants on. See all the best street style from Paris: http://ow.ly/pwhyh

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: the face that launched 1,000 bras

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has the kind of gentle beauty one might have sketched on the back of a book during double maths in 1991. Sitting with her in the restaurant of a Soho hotel is to gratefully disappear. Not only do the other diners stare at her with the wide-eyed beam of cars at night, but …

Givenchy Spring 2014. Read more here: http://ow.ly/pzLjW

After the skinny jean, the make-you-skinny jean

Skinny jeans are old news. This autumn the retail buzz is about a new breed of denim: make-you-skinny jeans.<p>Innovations in fabric technology seldom make waves beyond the geekier fringes of the fashion industry. But the development of a new super-stretch denim, which uses spring-like construction …

How to update your autumn look

<b>Cuff your T-shirt</b><p>For her first appearance in series three of Homeland, Jessica Brody's situation is spelt out in what she was wearing. Gone were the soft feminine dresses and scoop-neck tops and in their place was a forest-green T-shirt cuffed at the sleeves. The message? What with a husband gone …

J Crew plans discreet entry into British high street

It may be a giant American retailer favoured by Michelle Obama, but J Crew, will be sliding discreetly into Britain this week with a small menswear shop in Bloomsbury, central London.<p>The shop, selling suits and shirts, will be nestled among the hip men's fashion and home furnishings stores, mostly …

The Investment Dresser: Biker jackets

This week, Lisa Armstong is zipping up in tough-love leather.<p>I absolutely adore the idea of a black leather biker jacket. What could better embody the entire philosophy of this column? (I call it philosophy - please indulge me.)<p>I see women in Céline black leather biker jackets. I see them in Zara …

Get cozy in a fall sweater. Photo of Barbara Palvin by Claudia Knoepfel & Stefan Indlekofer. See more here: http://ow.ly/pCPeF

All Eyes On Autumn

<i>I have a love-hate relationship with eye makeup. I love what a boost it gives me – and I hate any faffing involved. Small children and a lack of</i> …

Dress for the job you want—not for the one you have. Photo by Willy Vanderperre, styled by Olivier Rizzo. See more: http://ow.ly/pFa7m

Rites of beauty: Cate Blanchett

For actress Cate Blanchett, skincare trumps make-up as first priority to looking good.<p>"As a young child I loved eyeshadows - the brighter, the better - and I was always interested in how make-up could change someone's face and whole look. Even now I love having my make-up done, as you get to try a …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Elton John: My Life in 20 Songs

“Empty Sky”<p><i>Empty Sky</i> (1969)<p>A great rock & roll track. I love it to death. I remember doing the vocal in the stairwell to get that echo, in a very …